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Old 11-03-2021, 05:37 PM   #16
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Thank you all for your responses,

I have moved long ago to KDE Plasma which does the job for me

Old 11-04-2021, 11:26 AM   #17
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Originally Posted by beachboy2 View Post

Ubuntu 20.04 is therefore different to Linux Mint 20.

Try this link:
Hello, exploring two of the methods mentioned above,
I have Mint 20.1, MATE 1.24.0
The right click on file - make link works, putting the new link in the folder where this file resides. Then right clicking on the link gives an option of copy to, and I choose desktop. So now I have a functional shortcut on the desktop.

Alternately, Right clicking on the desktop does give the option create launcher Clicking on that brings up the create launcher dialog box. At this point I am lost. The help file is not of much help. I should bring the subject up as a new thread asking for help here in LQ Newbies, or in the Linux Mint distro sub forum
section? Thanks.


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